By now you must have figured out that being an adult is synonymous with being busy. One of the things our busy life steals is sleep. Time is precious and it seems like sleep is the most unproductive thing we could be doing with our time. But is sleep really unproductive? Is it truly a waste of our precious time? In this article, find out why our busyness shouldn’t affect our sleep and how to sleep well and have good sleep hygiene despite a busy schedule.
Rich families in ancient Egypt used lavender for embalming, medicines, cosmetics, and massage oils. A Greek physician by the name of Theophrastus wrote of lavender’s healing powers. It was the Romans that started to use lavender for cooking and keeping insects at bay, as well as an air freshener. The Romans also used lavender for health issues as well.
Caffeine is a drug that naturally occurs in numerous plants. Because it is found in plants, it has been considered both a food and a drug. You can find caffeine in a number of different edible things, namely energy drinks (that is a given), soda, chocolate, tea, and coffee. Now you can even get caffeine in pill form and gum. With how accessible caffeine is, it has become easy for people to become prone to a caffeine addiction.
Times are changing, and as far as smoking goes, it is for the better. In the 1940’s, people thought that smoking was good for you. The more studies that are done, the more they show that smoking is capable of killing the smoker and the people who suffer from second-hand smoking. There are plenty of reasons to quit.
Figs are an ancient fruit; even the ancient Greeks and Romans ate them. These little pear-shaped fruits grow from the Mediterranean, to Northern India, and to Asiatic Turkey. Because of how many different places figs can grow, there are roughly 100 different kinds. The health benefits in this article should work for each type of fig.
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is when you feel the need to move your leg because there’s an uncomfortable or sometimes even painful feeling in it. This condition usually gets worse at night and is known to get better for a short while if you reposition the hurting leg. This condition can appear at any age and has a tendency to get worse as you age.